Dr. Colin Eakin, MD

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Specializes in Sports Medicine • Male • Age 49

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Dr. Eakin's Experience

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Dr. Eakin's Specialties

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Stanford Hospital and Clinics
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Menlo Park Surgical Hospital
570 Willow Road
Menlo Park, CA 94025

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Healthgrades

9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Eakin

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Menlo Park Surgical Hospital
Menlo Park Surgical Hospital
570 Willow Rd
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Palo Alto Medical Foundation
Palo Alto Medical Foundation
795 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94301
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    Dr. Eakin's Experience

    Specialties

    • Sports Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
    • Ankle Arthroscopy
    • Elbow Tenotomy
    • Excision of Scapular, Clavicle, Ribs, and Sternum
    • Foot & Ankle Ligament & Tendon Repair
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Steroid Injections
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Bursitis
    • Calcium Pyrophosphate Dihydrate Deposition Disease (CPPD)
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Foot Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Gout
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Myelopathy
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
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    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Peripheral Neuropathy
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spondylitis
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Trigger Finger
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    Background Check for Dr. Eakin

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1992

    Residency Hospital

    Childrens Hospital Oakland
    Steadman Hawkins Clinic
    University Ca Sf Med Center
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Eakin & Staff

    • English
    • French
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Eakin's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Eakin has admitting privileges:

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    • Stanford Hospital and Clinics

    • Menlo Park Surgical Hospital

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Eakin

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Eakin to family and friends

    24 responses
    same as
    national average

    Your participation
    is confidential

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    Dr. Eakin's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    23 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    24 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    24 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 22 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Eakin
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    24 responses
    same as
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    23 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    24 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    24 responses
    below
    national average

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    Healthgrades

    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

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    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Eakin accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Aetna
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    • CHAMPVA
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Coventry Health Care
    • Delta Health System
    • Health Net
    • Humana
    • Kaiser Permanente
    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • MultiPlan
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    Office Locations

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    Menlo Park Surgical Hospital
    570 Willow Rd
    Menlo Park, CA 94025
    (650) 324-8500 (Office)
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    Palo Alto Medical Foundation
    795 El Camino Real
    Palo Alto, CA 94301
    (650) 321-4121 (Office)
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    Dr. Eakin's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Experience with Dr. Eakin
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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